[mythtv-users] Fedora 12 to Fedora 14: lirc / mce remote issue

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Wed Dec 15 22:25:40 UTC 2010

On Dec 15, 2010, at 5:19 PM, Jarod Wilson wrote:

> On Dec 15, 2010, at 4:16 PM, R. G. Newbury wrote:
>> On 12/15/2010 12:00 PM, Michael Rice wrote:
>>> On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 6:21 PM, Jarod Wilson<jarod at wilsonet.com>  wrote:
>>>> On Nov 14, 2010, at 3:54 PM, Michael Rice wrote:
>>>>> I did a fresh install of Fedora 14 on one of my front end boxes and
>>>>> it went pretty smoothly.
>>>>> There is one annoyance with the remote that I didn't have on Fedora 12.
>>>>> When I press a key on the remote I have to hold it down (for about a
>>>>> second) to get it to register where before a quick press would work fine.
>>>>> Anyone know how what would be causing this or how to fix this?
> ...
>>> Thanks for the advice about the kernel problem.  I waited until a new kernel
>>> appeared in the fedora updates repo and updated last night to
>>>  The slow response issue seems to be gone
>>> but it looks like I have the opposite issue now.  A very quick push of a
>>> button most of the time creates two key presses.  It seems to be buffering
>>> keys and sending them out on the next push.  For example here is the
>>> output of irw when I push Up after I had pushed several Downs:
>>> [root at mythfrontend2 ~]# irw
>>> 0001006c00000001 00 Down devinput
>>> 0001006700000001 00 Up devinput
>>> 0001006700000001 01 Up devinput
>>> So pushing Up after a Down does an Down/Up combo  :(
>>> Any idea how to fix that?  I added repeat = 0 to .lircrc but that
>>> doesn't help me.
>>> It doesn't seem to be a repeat problem but an extra key problem.
>> I have noticed this too, on with Fedora 14
>> I have to be very careful to press quickly and lightly on any key, or I get multiples...trying for a 2 minute jump, I get 22 or 222 reported.
>> Makes it VERY difficult when some keys are dying and do not want to respond at all!
> Please give this kernel build a spin once its completed. It
> fixes all the issues I've been able to reproduce locally...
> http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2667815

Bah. New ARM-specific build option made the build abort. Try 2:


Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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